Diljit Dosanjh to Join Eddie Murphy and Kevin Costner on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Diljit Dosanjh, the acclaimed actor-singer renowned for promoting Punjabi music on international platforms, is set to make a significant appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
June 12, 2024
Diljit Dosanjh and Jimmy Fallon
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Diljit Dosanjh, the acclaimed actor-singer renowned for promoting Punjabi music on international platforms, is set to make a significant appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The announcement was made through Diljit’s Instagram post on Wednesday, featuring a series of pictures with the caption, “PANJABI AAGYE OYEE. This Week’s Guest.” This week’s guest list also includes renowned actors Eddie Murphy, Kevin Costner, and “The Bear” star Matty Matheson.

The news has sparked excitement among fans and celebrities alike. Kareena Kapoor Khan reacted with a fervent “Ufffff,” while Anil Kapoor and Neha Dhupia also expressed their enthusiasm. Indian singer Sid Sriram added to the chorus of support with a comment, “Let’s gooooo.”

Diljit’s upcoming appearance on the popular late-night show marks another milestone in his illustrious career. In April, he made history by becoming the first Punjabi artist to perform at Vancouver’s BC Place stadium during his Dil-Luminati tour, a feat he celebrated with an Instagram post captioned, “HISTORY HAS BEEN WRITTEN, BC PLACE STADIUM SOLD OUT….DIL-LUMINATI TOUR.”

In 2022, Diljit gained international attention with his performance at Coachella, again setting a record as the first Punjabi artist to perform at the iconic music festival. His arrival on stage was marked by the phrase, “Punjabi aa gaye Coachella oye,” which quickly went viral on social media.

Recently, Diljit starred in Imtiaz Ali’s musical biopic “Amar Singh Chamkila,” alongside Parineeti Chopra. He also had a supporting role in the film “Crew,” featuring Kareena Kapoor, Tabu, and Kriti Sanon.

Diljit Dosanjh’s continued success in both music and acting underscores his role in bringing Punjabi culture to the forefront of the global entertainment industry. His upcoming appearance on “The Tonight Show” is set to be another step in his journey of breaking barriers and setting new records.

 

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